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Monogamy
a form of marriage which allows a person ot have only one wife or husband at the same time.
Polygamy
a form of marriage which allows the person to have more than one wife or husband at the same time.
Polygamy
Marriage between more than two people.
Polygny
One man having two wives
Polyandry
One woman having two or more husbands.
Choices of partners.
Endogamy
Partner must be chosen from within the same group or tribe, sect etc.
Choices of partners.
Exogamy
Partner must be chosen from ourside his/her own tribe, sect group etc according to custom.
Residence after marriage.
Patrilocal
The couple lives with husband's parents.
Residence after marriage.
Matrilocal
The couple takes up residence with the wife's parents.
Residence after marriage.
Neolocal
The husband and wife reside by themselves.
Recording descent of married couple.
Matrilineal
The privileges and duties of the descent follow the female line
Recording descent of married couple.
Patrilineal
The privileges and duties of descent follow the male line.
Recording descent of married couple.
Bilineal
The privileges and duties of descent follow both lines.
Dominance in house.
Matriarchal
Mother/female rules in the house.
Dominance in house
patriarchal
father/male rules in the house
Dominance in house
Equalitarian
Mother and father rule in the house.
What is socialization?
The process by which we are taught and by which we learn the acceptable patterns of behaviour and the culture of society.
Agencies of socialization.
Family, school, community,church, workplace, mass media.
Original family of a married couple.
Consanguine family.
What are the different types of families?
Nuclear family
extended family
single parent family
reconstituted family
visting union
the sibling household
What is the name of the family a newly married couple make?
Conjugal family